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The Alamanni and Rome 213-496: (Caracalla to Clovis)

John F. Drinkwater

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199295685
eISBN:
9780191711718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295685.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Alamanni were a Germanic people that figure prominently in the history of the later Empire. Despite their high profile, there has been surprisingly little written on them in English. This study ... More


Prelude

John F. Drinkwater

in The Alamanni and Rome 213-496: (Caracalla to Clovis)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199295685
eISBN:
9780191711718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295685.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Examination of Roman contact with western Germani, from the Cimbri in the late-2nd century BC to the Marcomanni in the late-2nd century AD, reveals that like the Alamanni to come, these posed no ... More


Introduction

John F. Drinkwater

in The Alamanni and Rome 213-496: (Caracalla to Clovis)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199295685
eISBN:
9780191711718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295685.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter justifies the study, outlines the modern research on which it is based, and notes its questioning of the authenticity of the ‘Germanic threat’. Also, against a background of ... More


Conflict 356–61

John F. Drinkwater

in The Alamanni and Rome 213-496: (Caracalla to Clovis)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199295685
eISBN:
9780191711718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295685.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter deals with Romano-Alamannic conflict in the period when Julian campaigned in Gaul. The great interest in his activities shown by the sources and Julian's own writings provide the best ... More


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